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Aug 5, 2015

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How Are You Preparing For Your Return to Academia?

The average years of work experience for MBA applicants hovers around five. That’s a significant time outside of an academic setting. For some of you, the adjustment might be stressful or exciting. How are you preparing for your return to academia? How Are You Preparing For Your Return to Academia? I'll be moving, so I'm looking for a fellow b-school roommate and constantly scanning craigslist for a great apartment. I've decided to move to town ahead of the class in order to get a feel for... Read more »

Aug 4, 2015

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Leadership? At Kenan-Flagler, There’s an App for That

Leadership development is a primary focus at top business schools all over the world, with professors, core courses, initiatives and centers all devoted to shaping MBA students into the leaders of tomorrow. The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is taking things to a new level with the launch of its Leadership App, a digital tool designed to deliver the school’s signature leadership development content directly to students on their iPads. Kenan-Flagl... Read more »

Aug 4, 2015

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GMAT Tip: 5 Things Current Undergrads Should Do Before Heading Back to School

As summer starts to wind down, many college students are frantically trying to squeeze in a few more weekends at the beach before heading back to the dorms and classrooms. But for anyone thinking about business school or a graduate management degree, there are some things you can do before graduation to help make the path to grad school a little easier. 1. Consider enrolling in “free” quant. Take a look at your current transcript and course load. If you’ve managed to make it through your undergr... Read more »

Aug 3, 2015

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Yale SOM Hosts Pre-Application Seminar for Prospective Minority MBA Applicants

This past weekend, the Yale School of Management (SOM) partnered with nonprofit organization Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) to host more than 280 prospective minority MBA applicants for a three-day event designed to showcase the benefits of a graduate management education. The MBA pre-application seminar featured information on MBA admissions, panels on career development and networking opportunities with current MBA students and alumni. The event was part of MLT’s MBA Prep Fellows Pro... Read more »

Aug 3, 2015

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Is Age Just a Number? Applying as a Younger MBA Applicant

As many of our readers know, it has become increasingly common for younger individuals to apply to MBA programs. Whereas the average age and years of work experience at the leading business schools has traditionally hovered at around 28 and 5 respectively, many programs are now carefully considering the more youthful end of the applicant pool. Of course, the fact that admissions officers are taking a closer look at the younger applicant does not guarantee an easy road to acceptance for this grou... Read more »

Aug 1, 2015

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Forté Forums Scheduled in 12 Cities Beginning August 17th

August is upon us, which means that it’s almost time for the Forté Forums. These free events are hosted  by the Forté Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of leading companies and top business schools committed to advancing the role of women in business. Held in 10 U.S. cities and well as Toronto and London beginning on August 17th, they are designed to help women learn more about the value of the MBA. Whether you are a college student looking to explore options for the future, have been in your j... Read more »

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